access to equality rights for girls subject to customary law in South Africa.
Jewel has facilitated organizationalchange in various domestic and international public sector environments by raising awareness of harassment, discrimination, human rights and workplace equity. She is also trained in and has been engaged with conflict resolution, workplace restoration and mediation in public K- 12 education and post- secondary teaching, learning and working environments. These environments have provided an opportunity to apply and expand her academic analysis of intersectionality and its impact on the attainment of equitable outcomes on the basis of race, gender, gender identity and disability identities, amongst others.
Jewel has worked with the United Nations Mission in Sierra Leone to build the capacity of NGOs and national institutions in the protection and promotion of human rights. In addition, her work with the Centre for Human Rights and Rehabilitation in Malawi and the Centre for Applied Social Sciences in Namibia presented opportunities to advocate for the promotion and protection of human rights, good governance and gender equality, as well as provide advice on matters of gender equality and legislative reform. Jewel is committed to research, advocacy and activism to inspire and produce systemic change, enhance access to justice, and the full enjoyment ofrights.